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Research Methods for Sports Studies

Research Methods for Sports Studies

Chris Gratton,Ian Jones

Suitable for the sports studies student, this book deals with both qualitative and quantitative research methods. It guides the reader through the research process, from designing a research project, to collecting and analyzing data, and to reporting the research.
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This comprehensive and accessible textbook offers a complete grounding in both qualitative and quantitative research methods for the sports studies student. The book offers the reader a step-by-step guide to the research process, from designing a research project, to collecting and analysing data, to reporting the research, all of which is richly illustrated with sport-related case-studies and examples. The book covers key topics such as:
- conceptual Models
- qualitative research methods
- choosing an appropriate research design
- undertaking a literature review
- the key research methods such as questionnaires, interviews, content analysis and ethnographic studies.
- analysing data, including an introduction to SPSS, as well as guides to descriptive and inferential statistics
- writing a research report
- the internet as a research tool
A much needed book with no competitor titles, this should be essential reading for all undergraduates in sports studies.

Product Description

Title - Research Methods for Sports Studies

Edition -

Author - Chris Gratton,Ian Jones

ISBN 13 - 9780415493932

Imprint - Routledge

Publisher - Taylor & Francis Ltd

Date Published - 01/12/2009

Prize -

No. of pages - 320

Binding Type - Paperback

Dimensions - 156 x 234 x mm

Weight - 488 g

Languages - English